Category KORCULA ISLAND

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Things to Do in Korcula Island

With over 200 km of tarmac lanes and country footpaths, the Island of Korcula is one of the favoured walking/hiking as well as cycling destinations in Croatia. The island is also one of the key sailing and windsurfing destinations in Croatia, with some great things on offer for sailing or surfing enthusiasts of all abilities. […]

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Getting around Korcula

The easiest way to get around Korcula is to walk, cycle or use public transport. The main bus service on Korcula island is operated by the local bus company, with regular routes in operation connecting most parts of the Island so the island’s bus network is connecting all villages with other main areas. Shuttle boat […]

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Getting to Korcula Island

Korcula is well connected to the Croatian mainland and Dalmatian coast, especially in the summer months. The off season boats ferry connections are bit less convenient, so you would need to rely mostly on buses to and from Dubrovnik and early mornings ferry to Hvar and Split. There are various options to reach the Island […]

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Korcula’s History

Korcula has a similar history with other parts of the Dalmatian archipelago. The first known inhabitants of Korcula were Illyrian tribes who occupied a large area of Dalmatia. They lived from farming and fishing. It is still possible to see on the Island their stone burial mounds, roughly shaped as a blunt cone. Upon the […]

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About Korcula

One of the most popular travel destinations on Croatia’s South Dalmatian coast, the island of Korcula (pronounced Kor-chu-la) is also one of the greenest. It’s dark, dense pine forests inspired the Ancient Cnidian Greeks to name it Melaina Korkyra (Black Corfu or Corcyra, as their homeland region was once known), when they settled there in […]

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